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that does have broad political support, but the price tag is controversial. >> angela merkel's environment minister says he wants to free the levy that is paid by consumers to fun that transition. it is billed as a temporary measure -- to fund that transition. it is billed as a temporary measure. >> electronic -- electricity prices are rising. with an election looming, the environment mr. is -- minister is putting on the brakes. subsequent rises would also be limited. >>> i do not think it is right that consumers and small and medium-sized businesses carry all the risk of electricity price rises as a result of the move towards renewables. >> industries that use a lot of electricity also face changes. until now, they were exempted from the clean energy surcharge. under the proposals, they will pnow have to pay their share. chancellor merkel's deputy has given his backing to the plans. >> i believe it is right not to proceed in small steps. we need a big, bold move, and a fundamental reform of the law on subsidizing renewable energy. >> the government will need the backing of the opposition
with homeless populations to doing things to help people get fit, to helping with the environment. really, anything that they want, they can find a way to turn into service. and our job is to help them make that possible. >> if this "strikes" you as a great way to do community service and you have some time to "spare," check out generation on. there's a link on our website. for "teen kids news," i'm emily l. >> there's still lots ahead, so stay with us. >> we'll be right back. >> we've reported on concussions before. with the popularity of high-impact sports, head injuries sideline teens all too often. but as scott reports, there's now a new way to help them get back in the game safely. >> i went sliding out to basically make a play and ended up, the next thing i knew is the ball was kind of behind me. i didn't know what happened, and my head hurt a lot. >> anthony had been kicked in the head. the high school sophomore had the classic signs of a concussion. >> i had a headache. i was nauseous for a little bit. really slow, it kind of took me a while to get used to kind of moving again. >>
of it -- no fumes, nothing that would hurt the environment. >> the fumes she's referring to are poisonous carbon dioxide, co2. does it drive like a regular car? >> absolutely. this focus electric vehicle is built in the same assembly plant as we build our gasoline-engine focuses. and the same team that do the drive and handling on the gasoline vehicle have worked on this vehicle. so when you step on the accelerator, it feels just like you expect it to feel. >> so how do you charge an electric car? >> it's very easy. this is a 240-volt charging station. just remove the plug... and bring it over to the vehicle. our charge ports are located in our driver fender side. open up the charge port by pushing on the indentation, and plug it in. the lights will start to tell you that the vehicle is getting ready to charge. now that you see that 3/4 are lit, it's telling you that there's 75% state of charge in the car. this will start to pulsate, and you'll know that it's giving you between 75% and 100%. when it's fully lit, your car is ready to go. >> wow. that's so cool. fully charged, the car can go 70 to
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)